King Saumitra | Last King of Ikshvaku Dynasty

King Saumitra was the last King in the Ikshvaku dynasty. Though he was born in the lineage of Lord Rama, his foremost ancestors who belonged to the Ishvaku dynasty are ruled before several lakhs of years, and it is believed that, Lord Rama ruled Ayodhya before 17,55,000+ odd years. King Saumitra was an able ruler, […]

King Vikukshi

Vikukshi is a King of the Ishvaku dynasty. He is the son of Ishvaku and the father of Kakustha. He was the ancestor of Lord Rama, and he ruled the kingdom of Ayodhya in a well-versed manner. He provided shelters for the travellers, and opened annadana choultries throughout the country, for the benefit of the […]

King Bahuka

Bahuka was a noble king of the Ikshvaku dynasty, and the ruler of Ayodhya Kingdom, and he was the son of King Vrika. He was a kind-hearted king, and due to some misconception, he was driven out from his own country by the tribes, and took shelter in the forest and got divine knowledge and […]

King Nimi | Son of Ikshvaku

Nimi is considered as the king of Mithila and he was the son of Ishvaku, and after his rule, several other kings were ruled the Kingdom of Mithila, and among them, the noble king Janaka also ruled Mithila, who was the father of Sita and the father-in-law of Lord Rama. Once Nimi performed Yagna and […]

King Ikshvaku | Son of Manu, Founder of Ikshvaku dynasty

According to Hindu Mythology, Ikshvaku was the son of Manu, and he was the first king of the Ikshvaku / Suryavansha dynasty. He was mentioned in various Puranas and in Hindu texts. Ikshvaku’s sons were Vikukshi and Nimi. Nimi was the founder of the Kingdom of the Videhas. Rama was the descendant of King Ikshvaku, […]